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Nicholson Saw Files at The Best Things
Nicholson Saw Files

With the resurgence of traditional woodworking, many people are rediscovering hand saws. In talking with customers, we have found that most of them have not started sharpening their own saws. This is the next step. Machine sharpened saws are not the same as hand filed, and we highly recommend that you learn to sharpen your own saws for cabinetmaking. The first step is of course acquiring the right files. Saw sharpening files are not that easy to come by these days. We have chosen Nicholson saw files that should handle most saws that any cabinetmaker would be using. A simple saw vice can be fashioned by making two jaws that mount in your bench vice and hold the saw. Don't worry about setting the saw. Any saw that is properly set, can be sharpened 5 or more times at least before it needs resetting. We do sell vintage saw sets, but saw setting is trickier than filing and we recommend getting proficient with filing first.

Nicholson Saw Files
Nicholson saw files
Pictured from top are the 7" Regular, the 5" ES, & the 5" DES.
Stock # Description Price QtyBuy
NI-37221 2" Nicholson 0 Cut Swiss Pattern Saw File
This is the smallest saw file Nicholson offers. Use with saws 20 TPI and above
Made in Switzerland
$14.99
NI-37221 3" Nicholson 0 Cut Swiss Pattern Saw File
This is a very fine saw file, with very sharp edges. Use with saws 14-20 TPI.
This is the single best all around file for most dovetail saws.
Made in Switzerland
$14.99
NI-14942 4" Nicholson Double Extra-Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 15-16 TPI
$5.99
NI-14547 4" Nicholson Extra-Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 14-15 TPI
$5.99
NI-14992M 5" Nicholson Double Extra-Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 13-14 TPI
$5.99
NI-14599 5" Nicholson Extra-Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 10-12 TPI
$5.99
NI-14224 6" Nicholson Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 7-8 TPI
$5.99
NI-14255 7" Nicholson Slim Taper Saw File
Use with saws of Approx. 5-6 TPI
$6.99
NI-S3-Saw Set of 3 Nicholson Saw Files
4" DES, 5" ES, & 7" Slim
$15.99
NI-S5-Saw Set of 5 Nicholson Saw Files
4" DES, 5" DES, 5 ES, 6" Slim, 7" Slim
Does not include the 2" file.
$29.99


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